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Find a Diverse College

Find a Diverse College

When it comes to diversity on a college's campus, enrollment percentages and brochures can't tell the whole story. How can prospective students dig deeper? Courses and Programs "Check the availability of ...

By Chris Diehl
Published June 3, 2008
Up Close and Personal with Campus Tours

Up Close and Personal with Campus Tours

What to do on your college visits.

By Roxana Hadad and Tavia Evans
Published June 3, 2008
Developing & Narrowing Down Your Potential Colleges List

Developing & Narrowing Down Your Potential Colleges List

These steps can help you create your own personalized snapshot of schools you’re considering and whether or not you should continue to consider them at all.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 4, 2016
May Checklist for Parents

May Checklist for Parents

There are things parents can do to help high schoolers and soon-to-be-college students prepare for their next phase in life.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 12, 2016
Acing an AP Exam without Taking the Class

Acing an AP Exam without Taking the Class

When you can't take an AP class, the secret to a high score on the AP exam is self-discipline and ample prep.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published March 10, 2015
Juniors: Prepare for Admissions

Juniors: Prepare for Admissions

The more you prepare for college admissions now, the easier the process will become.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
President Obama Begins Initial Stages of Free Community College

President Obama Begins Initial Stages of Free Community College

Obama pushes next phase of free community college for all.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 17, 2015
Homeschooling and College Admissions

Homeschooling and College Admissions

As a homeschooled student, your trek to college has taken you off the beaten path. But even if you don't have the "typical" credentials colleges are looking for, you can still ...

By Tavia Evans and Roxana Hadad
Published June 2, 2008
There's Nothing Minor About It

There's Nothing Minor About It

There's nothing minor about it when it comes to your college minor.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published November 5, 2007
January College Checklist for High School Juniors

January College Checklist for High School Juniors

January is the start of a New Year and a new semester. Which means, you have the unique advantage of a fresh start in more than one way! How cool is that?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 16, 2015
Enrollment Choices

Enrollment Choices

Families face tough choices when acceptance and rejection letters arrive. "Any parent who's shopped for a prom dress can tell you, window shopping is easy. It's the actual decision that's difficult," ...

By Stephen Borkowski
Published June 4, 2008
The Chess Match of Recruiting

The Chess Match of Recruiting

The chess match of recruiting college athletes.

By Richard Pound
Published April 21, 2009
The Diary of a Mad AP Student

The Diary of a Mad AP Student

Well, it’s the beginning of May and I can sense the tension of AP exam week in the air. AP exams are pretty important for me because my knowledge of my ...

Published June 4, 2008
Accelerated Hybrid Class: A Saner Option

Accelerated Hybrid Class: A Saner Option

Why an accelerated hybrid class is a saner option for nontraditional students.

By Lisa Hardman
Published October 31, 2007
How to Help Your Student Minimize Exam Stress

How to Help Your Student Minimize Exam Stress

While you can’t take the exams for them (yes, we know you’ve thought about it) you can help ease their exam anxieties in other ways.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 22, 2016
10 High Paying Jobs for Community College Graduates

10 High Paying Jobs for Community College Graduates

Get a high paying job in half the time of a four-year degree.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 9, 2014
The Myth of Multiple-Choice Methodology

The Myth of Multiple-Choice Methodology

There’s a new study in town that says, when it comes to multiple-choice questions, don’t go with your gut.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 11, 2013
Course Selection: Myths and Realities

Course Selection: Myths and Realities

A student gives a first hand account of college course selections: myths and realities.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published July 31, 2007
The Future of Affirmative Action

The Future of Affirmative Action

Find out more on the future of affirmative action.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published March 10, 2009
The Legacy Factor in College Applications

The Legacy Factor in College Applications

Find out more about the legacy factor in college admissions.

By Kristin Drew
Published January 1, 2007